Water Polo across Somerset has connections at Frome, Weston Super Mare, Wincanton and the University of Bath. This discipline of our sport is co-ordinated at Regional level. The current County Water Polo Secretary is Mike Coles (pictured).
Within Somerset ASA's 2018/19 Development budget, a funding pot of £2,000 will focus on encouraging more participation in the disciplines of Open Water, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming and Masters.
Teams from Frome, University of Bath and Weston Super Mare currently compete in the Bristol and West League. Why not keep in touch with progress throughout the season?
The SW Region Water Polo Committee is continuing to run the Regional Academy part of the elite training pathway on behalf of Swim England and uses these sessions to assist with training and selection of regional squads. View dates and information on the 2017/18 programme.
Trials for our County teams for the forthcoming South West Inter County Championships (competition dates here) took place on Saturday 14 October 2017 at King's College, Taunton. View details. All six south west Counties were represented in the 12&U Mixed Championships. Somerset had a win to celebrate over Wiltshire and we were narrowly defeated by Dorset. Top scorer for Somerset was K Price with 5. Well done to all players. View report.
Frome, Taunton Deane and Weston-super-Mare had entered the Somerset Senior Men's Water Polo tournament at Kings College, Taunton on 25 November 2017 but unfortunately it had to be cancelled at short notice due to broken tiles in the pool. We hope to rearrange shortly.
Sidcot School has appointed Olympian and ex-GB Men's Captain Craig Figes as Head of Water Polo.
The History of Water Polo in the County has been recorded in pictorial form by Mike Coles (pictured top L) – view slideshow or contact him for a unique way to see how the sport is featured.